A great post on offering feedback. One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever heard (in a Counselling course, no less) was to “sandwich” my criticism: first the positive comments, then the mean, then some more positive again. Another fascinating bit of information is that we process negative feedback about 10 times as fast as positive one. To put it another way, every negative piece of information weighs in our mind 10 times more!
Have you wanted to help a writer, but wasn’t sure what to say? Have others asked for your critique or have you simply wanted to improve your critiquing skills?
That’s what this guide is for! I’ll be going over the general steps that need to be taken along with tips on how to do them.
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